When the original Silent Hill and Resident Evil first launched into their digital worlds, it scared a lot of people with the dimly lit hallways and the constant thought that something that you couldn't necessarily see was always watching you. The survival-horror genre was unique, new and scary.
Fast forward to today's survival-horror titles and we get the feeling that it just isn't the same. The reliance on heavy action-orientated gameplay has almost washed away the memories of being scared in the dark, instead replaced with the run-and-gun attitude. To help figure out just where exactly the survival-horror genre is heading and why it needs saving, our own Steve has offered his expertise and insight into the genre, specifically on where its succeeds and fails.
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